Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Mataeomera Butler, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 418.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Mataeomera dubia Butler, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 418.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [AUSTRALIA]: [Qd], Peak Downs; Gayndah, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989: 143) included MESTLETA Walker, 1865; and MATAEOMERA Butler, 1886 (as METAEOMERA Butler, 1886) as junior synonyms of AUTOBA Walker, 1863.

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Junior name(s):
Metaeomera ; Poole, 1989: 143.


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